Get Outside This Winter

If you’re tired of staying indoors like we are and need some sunshine, then head outside this winter to explore Markham! Markham is filled with walking trails, skating rinks, and just about anything you can think of to get outside this winter.

Tag us in your family fun winter adventures @visitmarkham and #visitmarkham, and share your favourite outdoor winter spots in Markham!

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Tie up your skates and glide onto one of six City of Markham maintained skating rinks! If you need equipment rentals, then head to the Markham Civic Centre where rentals are available on site. If you have your own, you can skate at any city-run rink. All rinks are weather-dependent; check the City of Markham website for rink conditions before skating.

For more information, visit the City of Markham.

Markham Civic Centre

Address: 171 Town Centre Blvd, Markham, ON L3R 9W3

Huntington Park

Address: 46 Lambert Rd, Markham, ON L3T 7E3

Victoria Square Park

Address: 2929 Elgin Mills Rd E, Markham, ON L6C 0H7

Milliken Mills Park

Address: 4277 14th Ave, Markham, ON L3R 0J2

Markham Museum

Address: 9350 Markham Rd, Markham, ON L3P 3J3

Milne Dam Conservation Park

Address: 8251 McCowan Rd, Markham, ON L3P 3J3

Hike & Snowshoe

What better way to get out of the house than to go on a walk with the family!

Be sure to dress appropriately on this winter adventure. If you want to make it a unique family hike, put on some snowshoes and see how far you can walk in the Canadian winter!

Check out our Get Outside, Markham! Blog for a sampling of trails and parks you can find in Markham.

Street-Front Shopping

Want to slow things down a bit? Why not do some outdoor and street-front shopping! Markham has many “street-front” shopping areas that welcome shoppers all year round! Here is a sampling of the outdoor shopping areas in Markham.


Address: 157 Main St Unionville Unit B1, Unionville, ON L3R 2G9

Main Street Markham

Address: 132 Robinson St, Markham, ON L3P 5H5

First Markham Centre

Address: 21 Fairburn Dr, Markham, ON L6G 0A4

J Town

Address: 3160 Steeles Ave E, Markham, ON L3R 4G9

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